A collection of award winning homes from modern times and colonial history of Australian design and architecture. Full of illustrations, plans and a history of each house, providing context and theme. Carefully constructed by housing historian, Tim Reeves.
A comprehensive overview of the history of greyhound racing in NSW, beginning with the origins of the sport in coursing and tin-hare racing through to the current controversies threatening its existence. This is essential reading for anyone with an interest in “the sport of the people”.
Hes back! Alexander Bunyip, beloved Australian icon, is back to entertain children in a reprint of the bestselling book which made him famous. First published in 1972, The Monster that Ate Canberra features Michael Salmons immensely popular bunyip. Alexander is familiar to many from school, theatre and television. The book ......
A lushly illustrated collection of Kerry Leishmans artwork as it appeared throughout newspaper publications such as the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age over several decades. Includes comments from famous and infamous columnists, as well as select quotes from the articles themselves. Gives a snapshot of the issues at large at the time.
Beautiful, intelligent, huge, Whales cast their spell over us, but remain a mystery. Wade Hughes is a writer, and an artist with the underwater camera, who with his wife Robyn has travelled the world, meeting whales. Amazing photos show whales being themselves in the moods, and phases of life, with evoking text. ENDORSED BY AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated book tells the story of intrepid French explorers who charted and named many regions, laid claim to the West Coast and, but for upheavals back in Europe, could have established a French colony in Australia.